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Please help me to identify the seed. I attach the image of the pod. It was found near the ocean's beach in Boston. I would appreciate any input.

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  • That thing is pretty cool looking - had you not identified it as a plant or pod, I would almost think it could be a very bitey fossilized specimen! – PhasedOut Mar 17 '17 at 19:43
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These are seeds from Trapa natans or "Water Caltrop" or "European Water Chestnut". You're good at finding invasive plant seeds! :)

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    Oooh, sorry Brenn, you must have posted while I was faffing about selecting a good image online... – Bamboo Mar 17 '17 at 15:02
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    No worries! You get my vote! ;) – Brenn Mar 17 '17 at 15:04
  • You got mine, but I'm probably gonna delete my answer... – Bamboo Mar 17 '17 at 15:05
  • Wow, Brenn, thank you! You seem to know 'em all:)) – bespalex Mar 17 '17 at 15:30
  • This Brenn was RAISED in a family of gardeners and his home was a greenhouse (grins) and nursery!! – stormy Mar 17 '17 at 17:12

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